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Colobosauroides cearensis CUNHA, LIMA-VERDE & LIMA, 1991

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymColobosauroides cearensis CUNHA, LIMA-VERDE & LIMA 1991
Colobosauroides cearensis — CASTOE et al. 2004 
DistributionBrazil (Ceara, Piauí)

Type locality: Sitio Lorena, Mun. Mulungu, Serra de Baturité (800 m elevation), Ceará, Brazil. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MPEG 
CommentColobosauroides is most closely related to the genera Anotosaura, Colobodactylus, and Colobosaura.

Type species: Colobosauroides cearensis CUNHA, LIMA-VERDE & LIMA 1991 is the type species of the genus Colobosauroides CUNHA, LIMA-VERDE & LIMA 1991. 
  • Borges-Nojosa, D. M. & Caramaschi, U. 2003. Composição e análise comparativa da diversidade e das afinidades biogeográficas dos lagartos e anfisbenídeos (Squamata) dos brejos nordestinos. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • Castoe, T.A.; Doan, T.M. & Parkinson, C.L. 2004. Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards. Systematic Biology 53 (3): 448-469 - get paper here
  • Cunha O R da; Lima-Verde J S; Lima A C M 1991. Novo genero e especie de lagarto do Estado do Ceara (Lacertilia: Teiidae). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi SERIE ZOOLOGIA 7(2) 1991: 163-176
  • Madella-Auricchio, Cláudia Renata; Paulo Auricchio Enio Saraiva Soares 2017. Reptile species composition in the Middle Gurguéia and comparison with inventories in the eastern Parnaíba River Basin, State of Piauí, Brazil Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 57(28): 375-386,
  • Peloso, Pedro L.V.; Katia C. M. Pellegrino, Miguel T. Rodrigues, and Teresa C.S. Ávila-Pires 2011. Description and Phylogenetic Relationships of a New Genus and Species of Lizard (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Amazonian Rainforest of Northern Brazil. American Museum Novitates (3713): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M.T. 2003. Herpetofauna da Caatinga. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Katia Cristina Machado Pellegrino, Marianna Dixo, Vanessa Kruth Verdade, Dante Pavan, Antônio Jorge Suzart Argolo, and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2007. A new genus of microteiid lizard from the Atlantic forests of State of Bahia, Brazil, with a new generic name for Colobosaura mentalis, and a discussion of relationships among the Heterodactylini (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum novitates (3565): 1-27 - get paper here
  • Soares, M. & U. CARAMASCHI 1998. Espécie nova de Colobosauroides CUNHA, LIMA-VERDE & LIMA, 1991 do estado da Bahia, Brasil (Squamata, Sauria, Gymnophthalmidae). Bol. Mus. Nac. nov. Sér., Rio deJaneiro, 388: 1-8.
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